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Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Malware spam: "Card Receipt" / "Tracey Smith" [tracey.smith@aquaid.co.uk]

This fake financial spam does not come from AquAid, but is instead a simple forgery with a malicious attachment. Poor AquAid were hit by the same thing several time earlier this year.

From     "Tracey Smith" [tracey.smith@aquaid.co.uk]
Date     Tue, 01 Dec 2015 10:54:15 +0200
Subject     Card Receipt


Please find attached receipt of payment made to us today

Tracey Smith| Branch Administrator
AquAid | Birmingham & Midlands Central
Unit 35 Kelvin Way Trading Estate | West Bromwich | B70 7TP
Telephone:        0121 525 4533
Fax:                  0121 525 3502
Mobile:              07795328895
Email:               tracey.smith@aquaid.co.uk

AquAid really is the only drinks supplier you will ever need with our huge
product range. With products ranging from bottled and mains fed coolers ranging up
to coffee machines and bespoke individual one off units we truly have the
right solution for all environments. We offer a refreshing ethical approach
to drinks supply in that we support both Christian Aid and Pump Aid with a
donation from all sales.  All this is done while still offering a highly
focused local service and competitive pricing. A personalised sponsorship
certificate is available for all clients showing how you are helping and we
offer £25 for any referral that leads to business.

AquAid Franchising Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales with
registered number 3505477 and registered office at 51 Newnham Road,
Cambridge, CB3 9EY, UK. This message is intended only for use by the named
addressee and may contain privileged and/or confidential information. If you
are not the named addressee you should not disseminate, copy or take any
action in reliance on it. If you have received this message in error please
notify the sender and delete the message and any attachments accompanying it
immediately. Neither AquAid nor any of its Affiliates accepts liability for
any corruption, interception, amendment, tampering or viruses occurring to
this message in transit or for any message sent by its employees which is
not in compliance with AquAid corporate policy.
Attached is a file CAR014 151238.doc which comes in at least two different versions with a VirusTotal detection rate of 3/55 for both [1] [2]. According to these Malwr reports [3] [4] the macro in the document downloads a file from one of the following locations:


This binary has a detection rate of 3/54. The Malwr report for that file shows that it phones home to: (Cizgi Telekomunikasyon Anonim Sirketi, Turkey)

There are other bad IPs in the - range, so I strongly recommend that you block all traffic to

These two Hybrid Analysis reports [1] [2] also show malicious traffic to the following IPs: (Interdominios S.A., Spain) (PT. Drupadi Prima, Indonesia) (Agava Ltd, Russia) (Post and Telecom Company, Vietnam) (VSHosting s.r.o., Czech Republic)

The payload here is probably the Dridex banking trojan.


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